Olympique de Marseille owner Frank McCourt has confirmed his willingness not to sell the club phocen. He also evokes his ambition to install OM in the Champions League.
OM owner Frank McCourt during a match at the Vlodrome
Quite discreet in the media, the owner of the Olympique de Marseille Frank McCourt gave a short interview to L’Equipe after attending the general assembly of the League on Monday. The opportunity for the American businessman to send a clear message on his intentions for his future OM.
McCourt is OM for a very long time
In recent weeks, rumors of a possible takeover of OM have continued to circulate in the city of Marseille. Once again, the Bostonian has ruled out this scenario. I am not a seller. I have been OM for a very long time, God willing. I do my best to prove that I don’t wanna sell , a assur McCourt.
He would have recently injected between 40 and 55 million euros in the coffers of the club to allow the president Pablo Longoria to make up for part of the losses and to rebuild a workforce. He does an amazing job , lets go of the American about his new president. It must be said that the latter does not spare his efforts on the transfer market in recent weeks.
A very active transfer window
After the signings of midfielder Gerson, wingers Cengiz nder and Konrad de la Fuente, as well as the final purchase of central defender Leonardo Balerdi, the Spaniard could complete other cases in the days or weeks to come: goalkeeper Pau Lopez, central defenders William Saliba and Luan Peres, side Pol Lirola and midfielder Matto Guendouzi in particular.
Casually, if all these players came to land in the city of Marseille, Marseille is building a quality workforce on paper. I have a strong ambition for OM, I am passionate about this club, says McCourt. And I am very determined to reach the top. OM supporters deserve a great club and great results.
F. McCourt – OM must play in the Champions League every year
The ambition is intact at McCourt. Always with the same project: to install this irregular OM in the Champions League. First and foremost, we must continue to improve performance in the field. But we must also advance the club in all its dimensions. OM must play in the Champions League every year, he announces. It is an obligation. At the end of the season, OM must qualify for this competition. The objective is fixed.
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